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Internship | Communications - Social & Influencer Marketing



Marketing & Communications
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, May 3, 2023

About HousingAnywhere 🏡

HousingAnywhere is Europe’s largest rental accommodation marketplace. With the full ownership of Kamernet and the acquisition of majority stakes of Studapart, the company represents 30 million+ yearly unique visitors, 160,000+ properties available for rent and 100,000+ tenants finding their new homes in Europe, based on the 2022 performance. Young professionals and students, mostly aged between 18 and 35, looking to rent a home are matched with accommodation providers; ranging from private real estate owners to large-scale property managers. Through its advanced platform, tenants typically book longer stays outside of their country of origin and rent accommodation for 3 to 12 months. The Rotterdam-based technology scale-up currently employs 260 people.

Our Mission 🌏
Rent Easy, Live Free.

We are empowering people to live wherever and however they choose. To find comfort and peace of mind on the other side of the world or the other side of town. All while feeling confident and totally at ease, whatever their adventure might involve. We are doing it by creating a new standard of renting. Safe. Harmonious. More options. Less hassle. With the help of our trusted networks of landlords and partners.

The team

You will be joining the communications team at the Marketing department. The department consists of multiple teams focused at driving growth to the platform through omni-channel marketing and rapid experimentation. The teams are responsible for various domains: SEO, Paid Advertising, Public Relations, Public Affairs, Strategic Partnerships, Email Marketing & CRM, Lead Generation, Social Media and Content Marketing. As the window (not a gatekeeper) of HousingAnywhere, the communications team acts as the eyes, ears and voice to/for both internal and external stakeholders.

By the time you join us, the communications team will consist of 12 professionals: YOU, two other communications interns with different focus (in the process of hiring), Brand Manager, Brand Specialist, Policy Advisor, PR Manager, Email & CRM Marketing Specialist, Partnership Specialist, two Social Media Specialists, and Head of Public Policy and Communications.

Your role and impacts 🚀

Your focus will be on ensuring the quality and quantity representation of HousingAnywhere brand(s) within the social media landscape.

  • Co-manage HousingAnywhere’s social media calendar and current & potential influencer list to to keep them up-to date as well as to identify and assess new opportunities
  • Be the hands-on executor for the timely social media postings and monitoring to suggest continuous improvements and provide responses to comments when/where necessary.
  • Support influencer contact, coordination and management to ensure the right match and desired results.
  • Monitor new influencer developments and housing trends in the focus markets to advise new approaches and topics.
  • Closely work with social media specialists in day-to-day operations to improve processes and outcome of their activities.

Your profile 👩🏻👨🏾👦🏼👽

  • You are hungry to learn, with a passion for communications. Prior affinity with and/or majoring communications and marketing (or related field) is a plus
  • You have excellent written and verbal English communication skills. Fluency in Dutch and any other European language, is a plus
  • You are data-driven and enjoy letting evidence guide your decision-making
  • You have a strong growth and entrepreneurial mindset. You are not afraid of voicing out your opinions, making mistakes, experimenting and continuously improving the business. Being part of one of the fastest growing scale-ups in the Netherlands, you are aware that anyone starting an internship today, could become the leader of tomorrow
  • You want to grow as an independent professional within and alongside the team. You thrive when given responsibility and ownership

What's in it for you? 📈🍻

  • An exciting and full-time internship in an international scale-up environment to kick start your career.
  • You have the opportunity to take full ownership of your work and make an impact on the business.
  • Work with a goal-oriented, diverse and inclusive team! Think 260+ talents from 47+ different nationalities.
  • Work in a spacious and modern office in the heart of Rotterdam, with free coffee, snacks, and fruits, social space with entertainment facilities and Friday Beers & Cheers.
  • Personal equipment including company laptop.
  • Commuting costs are covered for travelling between the office and your home address.

Practicalities 🕗

  • Starting: August 2023
  • Full-time position (40 hours a week)
  • 6 month internship
  • The internship allowance is €700 per month
  • You will work from our HQ in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

If you have further questions, please email Iris at

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